Who We Are
Welcome to the Northern Virginia District
We are the Northern Virginia District of the United Methodist Church.
Prior to July 2022 we were the Arlington and Alexandria Districts.
Our District Staff strives to help churches reach their communities by providing training and resources.
Coaching & Consultation
Our District Staff seeks to empower clergy and laity in their ministry by providing tools and resources as well as offering retreats ans consultations.
People to Reach
Northern Virginia District Clergy can find information about Resource Groups, Clergy meetings, and more online in our Clergy section.
Our laity make ministry happen at their local churches, in their communities, and throughout the world. Find resources for laity and more on our Laity page.
New Email Addresses
As we become the Northern Virginia District, many of our email addresses have changed. Please take note of these NEW email addresses. (Staff also all have emails that follow the vaumc naming convention of email@example.com as well. Find out more on our Staff page.)
District Superintendent Sarah Calvert: NoVaDS@vaumc.org
District Administrators: NoVaAdmin@vaumc.org
District Program Staff: NoVaDistrict@vaumc.org
Latest News & Information
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